The Best Hiking in Quilcene

Looking for the best hiking in Quilcene? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Quilcene. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Quilcene

  • 27662-27664 Olympic Highway, Washington

    Hike Falls View Canyon

    1.5 mi / 300 ft gain
    This hike is located immediately off of Highway 101 in the Falls View Campground. If the campground is closed you can park right outside of the gate (but don't block it) and hike in. Inside the gate you will see 3 paths in front of you, take a left and after about a quarter mile you will reach th...
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    Hike to Mt. Walker North & South Viewpoints

    3.0
    4 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Directions: From the Quilcene Ranger Station drive 4.6 miles south on US 101. Watch for the signs for Mount Walker View Point. Turn left onto Mount Walker Road. The trail head is about a quarter mile up the road with pull over parking on the left side of the road. In the winter and early spring, ...
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    Hike Lower Big Quilcene River

    13 mi / 1800 ft gain
    While this hike does not provide any sort of fantastic views, its does provide an easy ~13 mile roundtrip hike from the trailhead to a parking lot for the Upper Big Quilcene Trail which leads to Marmot Pass. Along the way you will cross several bridges, some large and wide, other simple log bridg...
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  • Quilcene, Washington

    Deadfall Trail

    4.66 mi / 1998 ft gain
    Deadfall Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Sequim, Washington.
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  • Quilcene, Washington

    Hike to Buckhorn Mountain

    14 mi / 4400 ft gain
    The climb to Buckhorn Mountain above Marmot Pass is a must see for every PNW adventurer with the endurance to tackle nearly 14 miles and 4,400 feet of gain.  Listen to the rushing waters of the Big Quilcene River as the trail gently traverses up 5.5 miles to Marmot Pass.  Be sure to filter water ...
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  • Quilcene, Washington

    Backpack to Marmot and Constance Passes

    24 mi / 5200 ft gain
    The secret to this trip: Marmot Pass and Boulder Shelter, where you can camp on National Forest Service land. Multiple excellent, large backpacking sites sit just on the edge of the National Park, giving you great access to Mt. Constance and Mt. Deception, two of the tallest peaks in the Olympics...
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  • Jefferson County, Washington

    Charilia Lakes via Upper Big Quilcene Trail, Upper Dungeness Trail, and Carlia Lakes Way Trail

    18.11 mi / 6329 ft gain
    Charilia Lakes via Upper Big Quilcene Trail, Upper Dungeness Trail, and Carlia Lakes Way Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Quilcene, Washington.
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  • Jefferson County, Washington

    Home Lake via Upper Big Quilcene, Upper Dungeness, Constance Pass

    20.88 mi / 5689 ft gain
    Home Lake via Upper Big Quilcene, Upper Dungeness, Constance Pass Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Brinnon, Washington.
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  • Quilcene, Washington

    Hike Mount Townsend

    8.59 mi / 2949 ft gain
    There are four trailheads that guide you to the top of Mount Townsend, but the most popular choice is to begin at the Upper Trailhead Trail #839 (snow permitting).  The trail gradually climbs while traversing through forested area. While walking through the fir and hemlock trees, you pass three ...
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    Short Hike to Rocky Brook Falls

    4.8
    0.25 mi
    To find the falls, head north up Hwy. 101 past Brinnon, Washington and hang a left at Dosewallips Rd. Keep an eye on the mile markers. Right after mile three and crossing a small bridge, there's a parking area on the left side enough for about 6 cars. The hike to Rocky Brook Falls is a short one ...
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    Camp at the Dose Forks

    15 mi / 1200 ft gain
    The Dose Forks Campground is an overlooked campsite deep within the Olympic National Park, making it a perfect weekend camping destination. A mild, 7.5 mile (one-way) trail delivers you to this enchanting area and is a must for those who love photographing forests. There are no reservation requir...
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    West Fork Dosewallips River Trail

    32.86 mi / 5820 ft gain
    West Fork Dosewallips River Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Brinnon, Washington.
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    Doseweallips Road to Constance Pass Trail

    34.02 mi / 8816 ft gain
    Doseweallips Road to Constance Pass Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Brinnon, Washington.
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    Dosewallips River Road Trail

    12.51 mi / 1434 ft gain
    Dosewallips River Road Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Brinnon, Washington.
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    Main Fork Dosewallips River Trail

    41.45 mi / 7618 ft gain
    Main Fork Dosewallips River Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Brinnon, Washington.
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  • Sequim, Washington

    Hike the Little Quilcene Trail

    16.1 mi / 5429 ft gain
    Little Quilcene Trail is a 16.1 mile out and back trail in Olympic National Park close to Sequim, Washington. The trail is an alternate route to the Mt. Townsend summit. There is very little water access along the trail, so make sure to bring extra. The best place to refill water is in Silver Cre...
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